Definition of 'direction'
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Would he consider changing his management to take his work in a different direction? Times, Sunday Times (2016)We are going in the right direction. The Sun (2017)The centre of opinion is always moving in the opposite direction from the policy of the government. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The government is heading in completely the wrong direction. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Governments cannot strike out in a new direction as suddenly as could an individual like me. Times, Sunday Times (2017)We are all pulling in one direction. The Sun (2017)Sometimes terrible things give you direction. The Sun (2017)That too is a fluid situation - the jumper is being lifted and not always in control of his height or direction. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The talk is around general culture, direction, performance pathways. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They need not publicise such guidance, but it would give direction, and direction is what this government is lacking. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This time in the old gladiatorial city the thumbs were heading in only one direction. The Sun (2009)They want to take charge and take control of their direction in life. Everything You Need to Know for Success in Business (1990)To fully condition the abdominal muscles requires that you work in a number of different directions. Shape Your Body, Shape Your Life (1987)We feel we are moving in the right direction. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It will help keep young people out of trouble and give them a sense of direction. The Sun (2015)The pattern runs in the opposite direction. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Then you expect those who are leading football to go in the same direction of fair play. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There are already some good signs of progress in this general direction. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Tottenham are moving in the right direction and things are going well for me here. The Sun (2008)We think these are steps in the wrong direction. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This can lead to changes of direction or the introduction of additional angles that must be covered. Times, Sunday Times (2011)This will take love in an exciting new direction. The Sun (2008)Who will you turn to now for direction? Christianity Today (2000)The art direction in this film is incredible and has an incredible elegance. The Sun (2007)Now we are learning slowly how to do this work systematically and with direction and control. MANAGING FOR RESULTS (1986)The data is mixed with leading and lagging indicators pointing in different directions. Times, Sunday Times (2011)We are definitely going in the right direction. The Sun (2007)What about those stretches of road with two lanes in one direction to allow overtaking and only one coming the other way? Times, Sunday Times (2008)First, study the angle and direction of the unwanted views of your property. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The unnamed officer wanted directions after getting lost en route to a suspect in Bristol. The Sun (2013)Your ruling planet Mercury changes direction and lines up new experiences. The Sun (2009)The wind direction governs the angle at which waves arrive at a beach, but gravity determines their line of retreat. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Translations for 'direction'
British English: direction /dɪˈrɛkʃən; daɪ-/ NOUN
way A direction is the way that you go to get to a place.
My house is in this direction.
- American English: direction
- Arabic: تَوْجِيه
- Brazilian Portuguese: direção
- Chinese: 方向
- Croatian: smjer
- Czech: směr
- Danish: retning
- Dutch: richting
- European Spanish: dirección sentido
- Finnish: suunta
- French: direction
- German: Richtung
- Greek: κατεύθυνση
- Italian: direzione
- Japanese: 方向
- Korean: 방향
- Norwegian: retning
- Polish: kierunek
- European Portuguese: direção
- Romanian: adresă
- Russian: направление
- Spanish: dirección rumbo
- Swedish: riktning
- Thai: ทิศทาง
- Turkish: yön
- Ukrainian: напрям
- Vietnamese: phương hướng
Nearby words of 'direction'
Definition of direction from the Collins English Dictionary
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